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    Weʼve raised £1,250 to help my sister in law who has terminal cancer.

    London, United Kingdom
    Funded on Thursday, 31st May 2018

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    People that know me, know i cry at the drop of a hat! So of course writing this, (which is one of the hardest things i will ever write!) the tears are flowing! Which is absolutely no use to anyone! The one thing i can do is run. I am dedicating all my training, gym sessions and races leading up to the Rock n roll marathon in Liverpool in May to my beautiful, courageous sister in law Susan Szumowski.

    Susan has terminal cancer and although its not imminent, we don't know how long she has left. My initial reason for crowdfunding was to give her a positive boost and give her a chance to go to Graceland, as she has been a life long Elvis fan, but alas she is too weak to make that long journey!

    The money i raise will go towards Susan and her family to help towards any expenses and arrangements that need to be made.

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    • Katharine Geary6 months ago
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      Katharine Geary

      6 months ago

      The second 10k race of the year done. I wanted to better my time that I managed two weeks ago and I did! 1:00:34 was the official time.....getting fitter and faster! Thank you to everyone who has donated, i can't believe it's over £1000. Thank you all so much x

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    • Katharine Geary6 months ago
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      Katharine Geary

      6 months ago

      My first 10k of the year done in 1:05. I'm very happy with that time as I've had a slight niggle in my calf muscle all week. With a strapped up leg (that didn't hurt at all) I ran the 3 laps of Greenwich Park and its very steep hill without too much trouble...things can only get better! Second 10k in a fortnight time! Thank you to everyone who has donated so far. I am so grateful....you are amazing! #runforsusan

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    • Katharine Geary6 months ago
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      6 months ago

      Thank you to everyone that has contributed so far. It is such a huge confidence boost when you get that email to say someone has justgiven! Three weeks in and the training is going so well...only wish the housework was going the same way!

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    7 months ago

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    Supporters

    56

    • Duncan Faulkner

      Duncan Faulkner

      Apr 10, 2018

      £40.00

    • christine pearce

      christine pearce

      Mar 27, 2018

      £20.00

    • Katy Pickford

      Katy Pickford

      Mar 18, 2018

      Keep going Katharine. You are amazing!

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Mar 17, 2018

      Brillaint job Cous!

      £10.00

    • Deborah Flanagan

      Deborah Flanagan

      Mar 17, 2018

      Well done Katherine 😘

      £10.00

    • Allison Kirkwood

      Allison Kirkwood

      Mar 15, 2018

      Donation from Caroline & Andrew. Well done Kath x Deepest Sympathy to all x

      £10.00

    • Lorraine Andy Bill Jenkins

      Lorraine Andy Bill Jenkins

      Mar 11, 2018

      Well done, go girl!

      £10.00

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    Katharine Geary

    Katharine Geary

    London, United Kingdom

    I am a 47 year old, mother of 3. I have only been running for 4 years, before that I couldn't even run for the bus! I now got the bug! I have ran a few 10k races and 3 half marathons, one of them being The Great North Run and I finished the Richmond marathon last year.

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